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Fragments of a jar

Nubian
Meroitic Period
99–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 3

Dimensions

Overall: 12.8 x 11.3 x 0.5 cm (5 1/16 x 4 7/16 x 3/16 in.) Overall: 9.5 x 6.6 x 0.3 cm (3 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 1/8 in.) Overall: 7.6 x 10.7 x 0.6 cm (3 x 4 3/16 x 1/4 in.) Overall: 3.4 x 1.1 x 0.5 cm (1 5/16 x 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3479

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Four fragments of one or more (?) jars, red ware, vegetal patterns and lines painted on exterior.

Provenance

From Gebel Barkal, pyramid 3. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date June 12, 2008)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition